MIS Final Study Guide

MIS Final Study Guide - 10/100/1000 Ethernet A type of...

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10/100/1000 Ethernet : A type of Ethernet that conforms to the IEEE 802.3 protocol and allows for transmission at a rate of 10, 100, or 1,000 mbps 32 bit processor : A processor that can effectively utilize up to 4GB of main memory 64 bit processor : A processor that can use over 4GB of main memory. In fact, it can use an almost unlimited amount of main memory. Adware : Programs installed on a user’s computer without the user’s knowledge or permission that reside in the background and, unknown to the user, observe the user’s actions and keystrokes, modify computer activity, and report the user’s activities to sponsoring organizations. Most adware is benign in that it does not perform malicious acts or steal data. It does, however, watch user activity and produce pop-up ads. As-is Model : A business processing model that documents the current business process. Teams than change that model to make adjustments necessary to solve process problems Attribute : Individual piece of information about an entity in a database Access Control List (ACL) : A list that encodes the rules stating which packets are to be allowed through a firewall, and which are to be prohibited Alerts : A form of report, often requested by the recipient, that tells them some piece of usually time-related information, such as notification of the time for a meeting Activity : The part of a business process that transforms resources and information of one type into resources and information of another type; can be manual or automatic Application Software : Software to perform a specific task that the user needs to accomplish Asymmetric Digital Subscriber Lines (ADSL) : DSL lines that have different upload and download speeds Symmetrical Digital Subscriber Lines (SDSL) : DSL lines that have the same upload and download speed Analog Signal : A wavy signal. A modem converts the computer’s digital data into analog signals that can be transmitted over dial-up connections Access : A popular personal and small workgroup DBMS product from Microsoft Attributes : Individual piece of information about an entity in a database Authentication : The process whereby an information system approves a user by checking the user’s pw Accurate : Information that is based on correct and complete data and that has been processed correctly as expected AdSense : A Web2.0 product from Google. Google searches an organization’s web site and inserts ads that match content on that site. When users click those ads, Google pays the organization a fee AdWords : A Web2.0 advertising product from Google. Vendors agree to pay a certain amount to Google for use of particular search words, which link to the vendor’s site Auctions : Applications that match buyers and sellers by using an e-commerce version of a standard, competitive bidding auction process Abstract Reasoning : The ability to make and manipulate models Asymmetric Encryption : An encryption method whereby different keys are used to encode and
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